In the criminal justice sphere, the introduction of “fast-track” courts, jail-adalats (“prison courts”), and plea-bargaining were introduced with much fanfare, although their success is yet to be demonstrated.
India needs a second generation of environmental reforms that is grounded in a proper understanding of the role and functions of the three institutions of government.
The pernicious effect of vast amounts of illegal money in an election is therefore a very real threat, and the need for reform very evident.
The marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.
India is a democracy and citizens have a constitutionally guaranteed right to a freedom of speech and expression which they can enforce via the Indian court system.
Indian courts generally order payment of royalties to the right holder in such cases, and/or restrain the infringing parties from using the intellectual property (IP) in question.